Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 177 169
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8 -14
Contract jobs citing FMCG 37 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 0.94% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 7
West Midlands median daily rate £389 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -10.59% +17.24%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £380
90th Percentile £525 £580 £480
England median daily rate £402 £425 £428
% change year-on-year -5.32% -0.58% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.87 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +27.93% -22.22% +35.00%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,359 1,495 1,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.85% 27.37% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 897 819
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £540 £519
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 81 88
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -7.32%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.82
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.23% +4.10% +14.29%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +30 22 £380 -1.62%
Birmingham +13 21 £384 +0.99% 3
Coventry +1 1 - - 1
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 17 (45.95%) Retail
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Logistics
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
5 7 (18.92%) GDPR
6 6 (16.22%) SAP
6 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) LAMP
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) SAP PP
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.51%) SAP PP-PI
7 5 (13.51%) Project Governance
7 5 (13.51%) SAP EWM
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Power BI
8 4 (10.81%) Information Management
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) Time Management

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP EWM
1 5 (13.51%) SAP PP
1 5 (13.51%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (10.81%) Power BI
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) WinAutomation
General
1 17 (45.95%) Retail
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) LAMP
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) React Native
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PMI
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Logistics
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Project Governance
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Information Management
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.81%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Use Case
5 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (10.81%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) GDPR
1 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Ingenico
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Proofpoint